Need help? | Whai āwhina?

We know it can be hard to ask for help, but if gambling is impacting your life, we can help you get back on track.

For more information about how we can help, click here.

It's free. It's private.
  • Freephone

    0800 664 262

    Immediate support between 8.30am and 5.00pm Monday to Friday

  • Text 5819 for help

    Available from 8.30am until 5.00pm Monday to Friday and is a free service

  • Email for help

    Our duty counsellors check emails between 8.30am and 5.00pm

Register for support

Our approach is to empower and encourage individuals towards wellbeing, and to be mana enhancing in all we do - caring for the spiritual, emotional and intellectual needs of people and communities.

Our experienced team are here to help. They can help you set and reach your goals, learn new skills and help reduce chances of gambling relapse.

Test your gambling

If you aren't sure whether your gambling has become harmful to yourself or your family and friends, take our quick test - it only takes a few minutes and is completely anonymous.
In crisis?

We're here to help right away.


If this is an emergency phone 111 If you feel you, or someone else, is at risk of harm.


Or go to your nearest hospital emergency department (ED).


Or phone your local Mental Health Crisis Team (CATT Team).

Free phone
Immediate support between 8.30am and 5.00pm Monday to Friday.